Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
‘Crip Walk’ Dance Aside, Is Serena the Greatest Ever?
As fascinating as it may be to discuss the implications of Serena Williams’s ‘Crip Walk’ dance at the Olympics, the real question about Williams is this.
Is she the Greatest of All Time on the women’s side?
Kim Clijsters, Williams’s close friend and a three-time U.S. Open champ, says yes.
“To me Serena is the best ever just because I think physically she just stands out,” Clijsters said Saturday in advance of what she says will be her final U.S. Open before retiring.
“When she’s in good shape I think she just stands out tremendously. She’s fast, she’s strong, she has a very good eye, as well. I think the combination of that is — I mean, what we have seen over the last few months is the best player ever.”
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.